Eva Mae Brooksher

Resident of Dahlonega

Mrs. Eva Mae Brooksher, age 88, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, December 8, 2018.

Mrs. Brooksher was born in Suches on July 8, 1930 to the late William Ed and Addie Jane Holloway Thompson. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Johnnie Brooksher, sons Edward Brooksher and Tim Brooksher, sisters Ruth Lingerfelt and Barbara Sue Thompson, brothers Freeman Thompson, Fred Thompson, Lewis Thompson, and Leford Thompson.

Mrs. Brooksher was of the Holiness Faith.  She loved and adored her grandchildren, who affectionately called her “Granny Brooksher.” Gardening and cooking for her family were the things Mrs. Brooksher loved to do.  The words often spoken by her, “if you ain’t got God then you ain’t got nothing,” will forever be cherished by her family.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law Linda and Terry Bryan, Anchorage, AK; son and daughter-in-law Dennis and Sheila Brooksher, Dawsonville; daughter and son-in-law Brenda and Lamar Gaddis, Dawsonville; son and daughter-in-law Kenneth and Carolyn Brooksher, Clarkesville; son James Brooksher, Dahlonega; daughter and son-in-law Patricia and Larry Rund, Dawsonville; son Ray Brooksher, Dahlonega; daughter and son-in-law Mary and Danny Grizzle, Dahlonega; grandchildren Billy Brooksher, Chris Brooksher, Melanie Brooksher, Beth Ledford, Kim Chambers, Jonathan Bryan, Shelley Brooksher, John-Michael Brooksher, Justin Gaddis, Amanda McDonald, Shane Brooksher, Adrian Brooksher, Kalea Brooksher, Ariana Morgana, Jonathan Rund, David Keller, Chad Keller, Trenton Brooksher, and Tyler Grizzle; 22 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law Isabelle Butler and Eloise Thompson, both of Dahlonega; daughters-in-law Kathy Brooksher and Teresa Brooksher; several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Funeral services were held Monday, December 10, 2018 in the chapel of Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home.  The Rev. Lyman Caldwell officiated.  Interment followed in Mt. Hope Cemetery.

To share a memory of Mrs. Brooksher or a condolence with the family visit andersonunderwood.com

Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home of Dahlonega, formerly Banister Funeral Home.

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Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 36,
Dahlonega, GA 30533

Phone: 706-864-3613
Fax: 706-864-5812